ORGANIC FOOD-

Organic food is the food produced by avoiding the use of any kind of fertilizer or pesticides and using only natural products for the production. However, standards vary worldwide, but organic farming features the activities that promotes ecological balance, and conserve the overall biodiversity. Conventional growers generally use pesticides to protect their crops from the insects and as a result they have a very high content of pesticide in the food, where as in the organic produce, no pesticide are used and as a result, they have very less pesticide residues than does conventional produce.

BENEFITS-

Now let us have a look on the varied benefits of organic food-

  • Freshness

As organic food is produced by using all the natural ingredient i.e. manure and manual removal of weeds, the food is also short lived and thus is delivered fresh to you!

  • Low pesticide content

The procedure of growth of organic food completely avoids the use of any kind of chemicals and as a result does not have any amount of pesticide content in the crop.

  • Double Your Nutrient Intake

The organic food is highly nutritious and have almost double the number of vitamins and minerals as compared to the conventionally grown food.

  • Save the Environment

Organic farming does not have any bad consequences on the environment, it does not cause any kind of pollution to the environment.

  • Indulge in Taste

The crop produced via organic farming is very tasty and flavorful as compared to the crop produce via traditional practices.

  • Organically raised animals are not given any sort of antibiotics, growth hormones etc.
  • Supports the Local Economy

The organic food is generally grown by farmers of the small communities and thus buying organic crop supports them.

DISADVANTAGES-

  • Organic food is more expensive
  • farmers do not get as much out of their land
  • Organic products may cost up to 40% more
  • Organic farming cannot produce enough food that the world’s population needs to survive

Consuming organic food is anytime better than the normal traditionally grown food, there may be few disadvantages, but advantages completely overpowers them.

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